Principal Radar Analyst

Location : Enfield, Greater London, England
Job Ref : JS250
Consultant : James Smith
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : Market related


JS 250 – Principal Radar Analyst

Location: North London

Salary: £Competitive


The Principal Radar Analyst is responsible for leading radar system analysis and modelling activities.  They must have a broad remit to support other areas of the business with modelling and radar system expertise.  They contribute to the planning and execution of product development, making best use of current and emerging technology and concepts.  They provide coaching, leadership and guidance to others within and outside the team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop simulation models of radar and sub-systems in MATLAB
  • Develop radar signal processing algorithms
  • Radar performance prediction and assessment
  • Co-ordinate field trials and data capture campaigns
  • Use own modelling and radar system expertise, as well as knowledge extracted from other SMEs, to solve complicated cross-disciplinary technical challenges
  • Support derivation of requirements and specifications as well as their verification & validation
  • Aid Sales and Systems Engineering staff in the selection of appropriate products
  • Liaise with sub-system suppliers to ensure performance requirements are met
  • Plan, take ownership and manage the delivery of engineering work packages
  • Deliver technical presentations, papers and reports to internal and external customers
  • Ability to travel within the UK and overseas. Requests could be at short notice
  • Any other tasks associated with this role 

Essential Skills & Qualifications: 

  • A Masters or Bachelor’s Degree from a good university.
  • Experience with MATLAB and digital signal processing
  • Working knowledge of Radar or closely related applications (Sonar, Image Processing, Comms)
  • Proven record of leading analysis and design on time and within budget
  • Self-motivated and enjoys working within a team
  • Good command of written and verbal English

Desirable Skills & Qualification: 

  • Pulse Compression, Doppler Filtering, CFAR and Detection
  • Radar Video or Image Processing, Plot Extraction and Tracking
  • Phased Array Radar
  • Any cross-disciplinary knowledge and experience
  • R&D background (papers, patents or novel design contributions)
  • Comfortable with hardware test and debug using lab equipment
  • Experience of source control and issue tracking tools (e.g. git / JIRA)
  • Other commonly-used programming languages such as Python, C/C++

Location: North London

Salary: £Competitive

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